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December 2nd, 2022 - 12:17 pm § in Republicans

The GOP’s “stolen 1960 election” myth debunked

Republicans have been lying about elections for a very long time. From Raw Story (here): “Grab the nearest Republican and ask them, ‘How did John Kennedy win the election in 1960?’ Most will answer, ‘Mayor Daley stole the election in Chicago.’ In the modern era, that [...]

December 1st, 2022 - 2:29 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Educators, say “no!” to nutty parents

Vaccinating kids doesn’t put a microchip in their bodies that allows the government to control their brains. It just doesn’t. That’s a fact. Believing otherwise doesn’t make it true. I don’t see any point in trying to educate those parents, explain the truth to them, o[...]

November 24th, 2022 - 5:07 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Republicans

It’s easy to debate a conservative

I’ll show you, with a specific example. I’m going to pick apart this piece by James Antle III, a conservative pundit (see his profile here). Before diving into it, though, I’ll remark that we don’t hear much political debate in the U.S. anymore, just a lot of partisan noise. [...]

September 18th, 2022 - 9:00 pm § in Biden, News Media, Politics

Why the Fox reporter shouldn’t have tried to diagnose Biden on the air

Because she made an ass of herself, that’s why. Just a few weeks ago, Fox News medical correspondent Marc Siegel, M.D., wrote this (here): “Americans have come to falsely believe that we can evaluate our leaders based on TV snippets. Some doctors too easily fall into this trap, too, but [...]

September 16th, 2022 - 10:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

The voting machine wars

Voting machines have been breached by Trump loyalists in at least three states. In all these cases, they gained physical access to the machines and/or obtained confidential software and data. The consequences: “Sensitive voting system passwords posted online. Copies of confidential voting soft[...]

July 9th, 2022 - 6:21 pm § in Politics

Reuters debunks fake Shinzo Abe tweet about Hillary Clinton

Shinzo Abe didn’t write this tweet after he was assassinated. Or while he was still alive, either. Read story here fact-check here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 4th, 2022 - 10:27 pm § in Politics

The radical right targets LGBQT youth suicide prevention

Conservatives, with Republican Party help, are waging all-out warfare against LGBQT people, including kids. They were already trying to exclude LGBQT kids from school sports, tell them what bathrooms they can use, ban LGBQT books from libraries, and censor teachers. Now, they’re falsely accusi[...]

February 20th, 2022 - 12:37 am § in Politics

B.S. Alert: Ottawa police horse didn’t trample elderly woman

In the 1999 cult film “Fight Club,” a character named Robert Paulson was shot by police (details here). On Jan. 6, 2021, a rumor circulated on Twitter that a woman named Roberta Paulsen had been shot at the U.S. Capitol. While the incident was true (and widely covered by media), the Capi[...]

December 5th, 2021 - 2:33 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

What the heck was he thinking?

Marine Sgt. Travis Glosser insisted to investigators he “never had any intent to harm anyone.” He never considered “selling, giving, or even showing anyone” the 13 lbs. C4 plastic explosive he stole. That’s enough to blow up three “antifa” buses (video below), [...]

November 30th, 2021 - 5:05 pm § in Politics

Pelosi’s $25 million Florida mansion

… is a fake story. Why do Republicans lie so much? Because (1) they’re wrong on the issues, (2) think they’re doing God’s work and that makes lying okay, and (3) have no character and lack the normal inhibitions of people who live in civilized societies. Read the fake story h[...]